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HP-UX 11i Version 3: February 2007
kcweb — starts the HP-UX kernel configuration tool (a Web interface)
The HP-UX Kernel Configuration tool (kcweb) is used to manage kernel tunables, modules and alarms.
The HP-UX Kernel Configuration tool provides both Web-based and terminal user interface. The Web-based interface is launched through the HP System Management Homepage.
Superuser privileges are required to access the HP-UX Kernel Configuration tool. A user who does not have superuser privileges has read-only access to the Tunables, Modules and Alarms area in the HP-UX Kernel Configuration tool and cannot modify kernel tunables, modules, alarms or reboot the system.
An attempt will be made to connect to a Mozilla/Netscape Web browser running on the X server defined by the DISPLAY environment variable. If a running Mozilla/Netscape client is found, it will be used, otherwise a new Mozilla/Netscape session will be initiated. This will only happen if the Mozilla/Netscape process is running in the same system as that referenced by the DISPLAY variable, unless the -F option is used.
Note: By default, the HP-UX kernel configuration tool (kcweb) invokes the Mozilla Web browser. If you want to support any other browser (for example, Netscape), set the BROWSER environment variable as shown below:
The terminal user interface is invoked if any of the following conditions are true:
The Web-based interface is launched if all the following conditions are true:
If the Web-based interface cannot be launched, kcweb invokes the terminal user interface.
kcweb recognizes the following options:
Note: You can also start the HP-UX Kernel Configuration tool using one of the following methods:
Upon completion, kcweb returns one of the following values: